Rollo Carpenter

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Rollo Carpenter
Born1965 (age 58–59)
Known forArtificial intelligence development
FamilyMerlin Carpenter

Rollo Carpenter (born 1965) is the British-born creator of Jabberwacky and Cleverbot, learning Artificial Intelligence (AI) software.[1] Carpenter worked as CTO of a business software startup in Silicon Valley.


In 2011, Cleverbot, a learning Artificial Intelligence conversationalist, took part alongside humans in a formal Turing Test at the Techniche 2011 festival at IIT Guwahati, India on 3 September. The results from 1,334 votes were announced 4 September 2011. Cleverbot was judged to be 59.3% human, far exceeding expectations. The humans in the event achieved just 63.3%.[2]


  1. ^ Halpern, Paul (2007). What's science ever done for us?: what The Simpsons can teach us about physics, robots, life and the universe. John Wiley and Sons. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-470-11460-5.
  2. ^ Cellan-Jones, Rory (2 December 2014). "Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind". BBC News. Archived from the original on 16 December 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016.

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